AAA Restoration Blog

November 29, 2021
mold

Black Mold vs Orange Mold

You might’ve assumed that mold is mold, that all molds are the same. That is not true. There are many different types of molds out there, and while they’re all bad, they’re bad in different ways. However, when it comes […]
November 21, 2021
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How To Prepare for a Successful Flooring Installation

Flooring installation requires a lot of time and effort. However, no matter how much time and effort you exert, without proper planning, it could still go wrong. By planning out the floor installation, you can do it smoothly without road […]
November 14, 2021
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The Importance of Knowing Where Your Water Shut-Off Valves Are

Your home’s plumbing system contains several water shut-off valves that regulate water flow from pipes that run throughout the house. These valves allow you to cut off the water in an emergency, when repairs are needed, or when your house […]
November 7, 2021
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How to Eliminate Mold from Your Washing Machines

Just because a washing machine cleans clothes doesn’t mean that it cleans itself. One of the most common household problems is washing machine mold, which resides on the rubber gasket of front-loading machines.  This kind of mold is caused by […]
October 31, 2021
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Preventing Moldy Appliances—A Guide

Mold can appear in virtually every part of our home. As long as the conditions are met, they may spread, even when we least expect it. The thing about mold is that people think they only appear in damp, moist […]
October 24, 2021
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Tips on Protecting Your Home from Rising Groundwater

With the changing nature of rainfall patterns in recent years, many areas are experiencing more flooding and increased groundwater. Groundwater can enter your home well before it breaks through the surface.  If you know where to look, you may see […]
October 18, 2021
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Identifying Old vs New Water Damage

For every homeowner, water damage can be a nightmare. But before you panic about emerginc signs of water damage in your home, the first thing to do is to determine whether it is new or old. By doing so, you […]
October 11, 2021
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Reducing the Risk of Carpet Mold: A Guide for Homeowners

Mold thrives in the presence of moisture, oxygen, and food sources. Unfortunately, carpeting inside a home has everything that a mold needs to thrive. If you have a carpet in your home, you have to be extra cautious of mold […]
October 4, 2021
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Do’s and Don’ts During a Water Damage Emergency

Water as a destructive agent on homes and properties can be very serious. Soaking into structures and parts of a house or building allows it to peel away at surfaces and leave progressive damage over time. Water can come from […]
September 27, 2021
Mold Damage around Window Seal

Is Mold Covered by Insurance?

Mold removal is an essential biohazard cleanup process as it eliminates the type of fungus that forms multicellular, thread-like structures. Even if molds are known to cause foodborne illnesses, with symptoms including nausea and diarrhea, it is an uncommon inclusion […]
September 20, 2021
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Everything You Should Know About Dried Out Mold

It’s been a longstanding debate whether dried mold is considered a dangerous substance. Many people would argue for either side, and today, we’ll get to the bottom of it all.  To begin, while dried-out mold spores do not multiply in […]
September 13, 2021
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Most Common Causes of Flooding and Water Damage in Our Homes

Water is vital to having a functional and comfortable home! Whether preparing your meals, watering the lawn, or taking a bath, water is essential in most household tasks. Indeed, every home needs water to have a happy home life. However, […]
September 6, 2021
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September is National Preparedness Month—What to Know

Although disasters or emergencies often happen when we least expect them to, it’s always a good idea to be prepared when these events strike. That’s why every September, homes, businesses, and communities celebrate National Preparedness Month in the hopes to […]
August 30, 2021
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Why It May Be Dangerous to DIY Mold Removal

Moisture from a leaky roof, damaged windows, or even wet firewood can promote mold growth. Besides being unsightly, molds can cause allergies, infections, and breathing problems. Some signs of a mold problem include a strong, musty smell, recurring colds, and […]
August 23, 2021
Damaged wall exposing burst water pipes after flood

What Happens Throughout the Water Damage Removal Process?

Owning your own property is a big part of the American dream, but remember that it calls for a huge responsibility of keeping it in good shape. The arduous upkeep involves preventing water damage or fixing it quickly to avoid […]
August 16, 2021
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Mold Removal Protocol You Should Implement in Your Home

We all know how important it is to keep mold away from your home. However, these tiny spores are sometimes not visible, making them extremely difficult to eradicate for the untrained. Sometimes, they’re microscopic, floating along in the air and […]
August 9, 2021
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A Guide to Proper Water Protocols: Understanding Gray Water

We’ve said time and again that proper health involves proper water protocols, and while this is true, we’re about to tell you alarming news about reliable research regarding “gray water.” Based on collected data, the average person consumes 25 gallons […]
August 2, 2021
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The Homeowner’s Guide to Summertime Mold

Summer is the most awaited time of the year. It is a time for families to spend time together on the beach, in the pool, or just having a picnic in the park. However, along with all these fun activities […]
July 29, 2021
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Utah Water Damage Service to Protect Your Home or Business from a Water Damage Disaster

Water damage restoration services are available anytime day or night, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. We respond immediately after your emergency situation occurs, whether it’s flooding caused by heavy rains, melting snow, sprinkler malfunction, or bursted pipes. Our […]
July 26, 2021
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Here’s How Often You Should Have Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned

A carpet is often what pulls together a room and completes the home. Some residences and establishments even opt to have carpeted flooring due to how good it can be. However, there are certain responsibilities when it comes to owning […]